Coaching Corner

Winterville Youth Sports Manual

Looking for the answer to one of your Winterville Youth Sports questions? Start with the Winterville Youth Sports Manual. The Manual has all of the general information related to our youth sports leagues. For league specific information please view the league specific rules.

Interested in Coaching?

Volunteer coaches make recreational sports possible! First time coaches please download and complete the coaching application. There are limited open coaching slots, we cannot guarantee that everyone interested will receive a team but we will do our best. Returning coaches, please print and complete the background consent/release form (must be done every year).

Completed forms can be e-mailed to or faxed to 252-756-1368.

Coach Training

All youth sport head coaches are required to receive the NYSCA coaching certification. Department will pay for certification for head coach and must register with Department. Assistant coaches are encouraged to obtain relevant (sport) coaching certification, at own expense. To receive the certification you must successfully pass the online or in-house clinic which is $20. Certification is good for one year.

Babe Ruth League & Cal Ripken Coach Education Program

Coaches may obtain this certification at own expense. Recommended for assistant baseball coaches as certification is good for life once successfully completed. Complete the Certification Course online at: Once successfully completed, coaches will be certified to coach in Babe Ruth baseball for life. Cal Ripken coaching course is titled: Coaching Youth Baseball - The Ripken Way for Babe Ruth Baseball Coaches.